How To Change The Privacy Settings For Camera App In Windows 11

Camera app in Windows 11 can be configured to tighten its privacy settings. This means manually enabling or disabling the camera access as well as toggling the location info access. Here’s how to do that: Click on the search box and type in Camera to access the app. From the top left side of the Camera app, click on the gear icon. Then, scroll down to the Related settings section. There are...

How To Configure Device Usage In Windows 11

Windows 11 comes with the option of personalizing device usage. What that means is if you specify how you use your Windows 11 PC, then Microsoft will offer suggestions and recommendations related to that. Here is how to configure these device usage settings: Open Settings (Win key + I) and click on Personalization. Then, from the right pane for Personalization, scroll down to the Device usage section. By...

How To Change Reading Pane Settings In Windows Mail and Calendar App

The Mail and Calendar app in Windows which is the default email client has many useful features. By default, the unread messages in the Mail and Calendar app are marked as read-only when the selection changes. Here is how to change this so that they are marked as read automatically after some time as in Outlook. Open the Mail and Calendar app and click on the settings icon. From the Settings section,...

How To Disable Fast Startup In Windows

The fast startup feature which has been there since Windows 8 takes a lot less time than a cold start-up or the traditional start-up. It is because it combines the cold start-up with hibernation thereby making Windows boot up quicker. However, it may happen that after a few updates, Windows PC won’t shut down normally and instead will go back to the login screen rather than shutting down. So,...

How To Use Focus Sessions In Windows 11

Windows 11 has a feature of Focus sessions. Through this, you can set a time block aside for productivity. So it is a countdown timer that can be enabled while working. It also integrates with Microsoft To-Do (Tasks) and Spotify. This feature is different from Focus Assist (which is also available in Windows 10). Focus Assist will turn off active notifications from apps and other items while Focus...

Change Graphics Preferences For Apps In Windows 11

In Windows 11, graphics settings can be configured individually for each of the installed apps. This is useful when assigning different graphics settings on a per-app basis. Here is how: Access Windows 11 Settings (Win key + I) and choose Display. Then scroll down to the Graphics section. It will display a list of apps and options for choosing custom graphic options for them. The default system apps...